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to be proud of herself embracing all shades of brown. >> up next, need the founder of pretty brown girl. -- meet the founder of pretty brown girl. she's in studio now. >>> howard here with your weather first on this chill hi friday morning. all in all a pretty nice day ahead. sunny 55 at noon. winds northwest at 10 look for a high around 60 and then this weekend, looks like it will be even warmer. details just ahead. >>> live look from our sky 9 where you can see there are no issues to report here at route 234, we'll go to the sky 9 shot inbound 66 from manassas to centreville. just going to find that normal slow stuff through that stretch and then it's okay as you head for fairfax and the beltway and i'll have more details on traffic coming up once again in a few minutes. back to you. >>> thank you monika. right now we're celebrating all shades of brown. sheri crawley is an entrepreneur, author and most importantly she's a mom. she launched the company pretty brown girl to teach her daughter to be proud of herself and embrace all the shades of brown. and we welcome sheri. thank you for
in manassas, virginia. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown will go before two judges. he's scheduled to be sentence on violating a campaign statute. in federal court he's awaiting for sentencing for lying on loan applications. both of these crimes carry a six-month sentence. it's happening in federal court today. bruce johnson has been covering the sentence. he has the latest now. bruce? >> reporter: hi, mike. former councilman chairman kwame brown has been sentenced here in federal court. he was sentenced on the felony charge of bank fraud. here's the sentence and came as a surprise to many people. he's now in the custody of the u.s. marshals. the just sentenced him to remain in the custody of marshals for the remainder of this business day. come 5:00 he will be released. as you say he has another court appearance at 2:00, 2:30 this afternoon on a misdemeanor charge over in superior court. the felony, the big one, in addition to being sentenced to the custody of u.s. marshals for the rest of the day, he will be under a 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. curfew for the next six months. he will
johnson reports, those same voters turned out well known incumbent councilman michael brown. >> reporter: this was the scene at 14th and u streets in the early hours this morning after president obama was declared the winner. >> we have four more years to finish what has been started. >> reporter: board of elections said the president got 91% of the d.c. vote. that percentage will go even higher when special and absentee ballots are counted. >> what i want most in the president for the second term is for him to really stand up for democracy. >> reporter: d.c. mayor gray hopes the president can do more to help the city in the second term. authority over its budget and legislation are at the top of the mayor's wish list. >> he's an eloquent spokesperson. he's a brilliant man and we need his support to be able to get what should be rightfully ours and that is full participation in the united states. >> reporter: roughly a quarter million d.c. voters cast ballots in tuesday's election. the turnout helped first time independent council candidate david caruso to defeat michael brown. >> i
's 18 months old i heard. brown hair and brown eyes. she was last seen wearing -- police suspect that alice was abducted by the man, 41-year- old eric eugene black and 35- year-old jennifer dawn carwile. they are believed to be driving a 1985 brown or taupe nissan station wagon. here's the license plate -- brown or taupe nissan station wagon -- >>> one week after resigning as director of the cia david petraeus will tell members of the house and senate intelligence committees what he knows about the attacks in benghazi, libya. >> four americans were killed in the attack including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: former cia director david petraeus is headed to capitol hill this morning to talk about the attack on the u.s. consulate in mbenga zoo. congressional leaders say he has a unique insight into the attack. >> director petraeus went to tripoli. he interviewed many of the people as i understand it that were involved. >> reporter: house and senate intelligence committee members
brown band. >> osgood: sally field is an academy award winning actress twice over. she wasn't about to pass up the chance to portray one of the most troubled and troublingpe first ladies in american history. this morning she talks with our mo rocca. >> i'm not going to let that happen. i don't care if it kills me. >> reporter: sale field specializes in playing the struggling every woman. >> madam president, if you please. >> reporter: and landing her latest role as mary todd lincoln was one heck of a struggle. >> i said i can't let you walk away. mary belongs to me. i am mary. i won't let you walk away. >> reporter: ahead on sunday morning, the always winning sally field. >> osgood: sometimes an amazing feat can only be accomplished with amazing feet. bill geist is watching and rooting from the side lines. >> reporter: for some, running at 26.2-mile marathon is not enough. they need the added challenge of juggling at the same time. they're called joggleors, joggers who struggle. the pins will fly later on sunday morning. >> osgood: martha teichner shows us some photographs capturing
" for thursday, november 1, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. recovery is slow going for millions of people affected by sandy and the superstorm is not done yet. storm remnants triggered flood watch warnings from northern new england and mid-atlantic states. winter storm warnings for central appalachians and flooding advisories across the lower great lakes. 74 people have been killed by the mega storm at one point. 60 million people were without power. it's fallen to 40 million people. and back up batteries and generate ors are failing knocking out one in five cell phone towers. here's a timeline video of how some 650,000 new yorkers lost power. the storm rolled in. you see the freedom tower on the right. night falls. the sub station explodes. lower manhattan is plunged into darkness. mayor bloomberg said could it be days before power is restored. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing in front of the entrance to new york's fdr drive. this is one of the areas that remains flooded after the storm. down at the jersey shore the devastation is even worse. president
his fate from not one, but two judges today. >> this is bruce johnson, late this afternoon kwame brown was here in court to respond to a misdemeanor campaign finance conviction. he was in the custody of deputy u.s. marshals and he had handcuffs on him. shackles around the waist and his legs and he was given a 30 day suspended sentence. before that he was over in federal court. he was given a one day sentence in federal court today by judge richard leon. the conviction was for bank fraud. kwame brown was also given six months home detention with a curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. >> oh wow. you know, i mean he's obviously extremely disappointed first in himself, and the situation he finds himself in. >> reporter: the 42-year-old former chairman of the d.c. council also given 480 hours of visible community service. after that, he must serve two years supervised probation. federal court kwame brown wiped away tears as he talked about the embarsment and told the judge told i'm here because of my own poor conduct. i'm not a victim. this is bruce johnson reporting for 9news now from downt
" for thursday, november 8, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning a lot of be folks in the northeast are asking how much more can we take? barely more than a week after superstorm sandy an unusually early winter storm is hitting the region with a nasty mix of rain, snow and gusty winds. the storm moved up the coast overnight disrupting roads and air travel and causing more trouble for an already fragile system. from 60,000 customers who just had their power restored lost it again. teresa garcia is in rockaway beach, new york. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. look it or not, ready or not, people in this tri-state region are pretty storm weary but they had to power through a nor'easter that brought a lot of snow, windy conditions, slushy and miserable out there. this is actually a snowstorm that's proving to be on track to break records for snowfall in november, for example in central park about four inches fell. here at rockaway beach on the boardwalk, definitely more than three. and all this snow is basically going to make those cl
. i'm terrell brown. barack obama has been reelected president of the united states. mr. obama won a second term in office defeating mitt romney following an often nasty and costly election. democrats have retained control of the senate, republicans continue to control the house. president obama won a decisive victory over mitt romney racking up wins in at least 7 of 9 battleground states. the president won this wisconsin and iowa's six electoral votes, a state that launched his first campaign and the key western state of nevada. but it was ohio that pushed the president over the 270 electoral votes needed to win. it was a commanding win for the president in the electoral college, but the popular vote was neck and neck. in his victory speech, mr. obama promised better days ahead. >> while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back, and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> the president watched the returns in his hometown of chicago. be gad s bigad shaban is the
will replace jim webb who is retiring from his seat. >>> in the district of columbia michael brown was defeated. >> david grosso edged him out. >> brown was troubled by a string of uncomfortable revelations concerning his finances. >> upset over a string of ethical failures by various city leaders, brown is out, david grosso is at large city councilman in our district. >> we want to get live to ko im. good morning. >> reporter: good morning andrea and mike. we continue to see most ethics this morning, three charter amendments surrounded the character of the politicians and they all passed overwhelmingly. the numbers tell the story of how voters want the 13 member council and the mayor to stay away from trouble. amendment 5 now lets council members with a five out of six vote to expel one of thinker own for quote -- their own for quote gross misconduct. also convicted of a felony while in office cannot complete his or her term or run for office ever again. and finally 78% of voters passed amendment 7 which applies the same restrictions to the mayor's seat. it has been a roller coaster year, mike
votes and he will serve another four year term. but the other michael a. brown won't be returning. he came in third losing to david grosso by more than 15,000 votes. brown lost ground after reports of missing money from his campaign. >>> maryland voters gave the green light on three big issues yesterday. one of the most controversial is gay marriage. it passed 52% to 48%. now the state will be the first to approve same sex marriage by popular vote. there's also question 7 which also passed 52% to 48%. this lets a casino in prince george's county and table games in five other gambling venues. there's also the dream act ballot which passed 59% to 41%. it means undocumented immigrants are now allowed to pay in-state tuition at local community colleges. matt jablow has more on what this means for maryland. [ people chanting ] >> reporter: the mood at the maryland in hyattsville was downright jubilant when it became clear that maryland voters had resoundingly approved question 4, the so- called dream act. this allows undocumented immigrants and their children to pay in-state tuition rates
to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin in washington. there is a new sense of urgency to avert a looming fiscal crisis. it's the so-called fiscal cliff a combination of tax hikes and spending cuts scheduled to kick in next year. both democrats and republicans are talking compromise but we have heard this all before. and in the just released report from the nonpartisan congressional budget office predicts dire consequences unless it's resolved. tokyo's nikkei and hong kong hang seng were down 1% and wall street investors are selling. the dow jones industrials were down 434 points the last two days. today president obama in his first post-election comment will address the nation's fiscal problems. susan mcginnis is in washington with more on all of this. >> reporter: good morning. you know, not everyone believes that the consequences of going over this fiscal cliff are going to be so severe. people are talking about a global financial crisis, another u.s. credit downgrade. those who do say there absolutely has to be a compromise. shortly after the confetti fell on election night both sides
with a little bit of brown butter. get it a little nutty. and it smells great. you can pre-roast it. if you want to do thanksgiving, you can do it the day before if you have a lot of work to do. i pre-roasted it and we will throw it in the pan and warm it up because we cooked it already. so i have a little bit of brown butter and a little bit of color from roasting it in the oven. from here, you are almost done with the dish. because it is just, you know, it is kind of building flavors. we will put some freshness into this dish. so we will do a little bit of red onion. and you want to slice it thin. and put a little bit of that in there. and it is like a little freshness to kind of lighten it up. >> yes, sure. you can see that right away. >> and we will put a little bit of salt. and then i always like to bring some flavors out so a little bit of lemon vinaigrette. a little lemon. a little olive oil. that's really all it is. >> do you make the lemon vinaigrette yourself or buy it? >> you can make it or buy it at the store or squeeze a little bit of lemon on it and drizzle a little bit of olive oi
5, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. it is the final day of a campaign that has lasted more than a year and after all those speeches, tv ads, door knocking and fundraising, tomorrow's presidential election is so close it will be won or lost in a few swing states. a "usa today" gallup poll of 12 battleground states finds the race to be a dead heat. today president obama and mitt romney are off on an intense final day blitz of those critical day states. susan mcginnis is in washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is it. these two candidates have one more day to make their introduce misses, attack each other, they got to be tired but looking at them over the weekend they are still going strong. president obama did a little dance in cincinnati where stevie wonder introduced him. also in ohio mitt romney talked about the president's chances of winning. >> it's possible but not likely. >> reporter: the candidates have been burning up jet fuel crisscrossing the country. on sunday president obama was in new hampshire, florida, ohio an
. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown is to be sentenced today. it's unclear whether he will have to serve any time behind bars. in june brown pleaded guilty to federal court lying on loan applications and in d.c. superior court he admitted to misdemeanor campaign vie layings. prosecutor -- violations. prosecutors are only asking brown to spend six days in jail on bank fraud but brown's lawyer says he's suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> today police causing the man the east coast rapist is expected to plead guilty in a court room. aaron thomas is accused of attacking more than a hundred women from virginia to connecticut. >>> it is coming up on 6:35. jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> she's talking about -- i would say a surprise regarding some new wheels. >> that's right. this is a huge surprise for a lot of folks. motor friend is out with its car of the year. and it's one very few of us would ever be able to afford. they picked model f -- the tesla model s ranges in price up to $100,000. the plug-in luxury model s topped the list of con
for michael brown. he came in third behind david grosso. more than 15,000 votes shy. two months before the election the son of late commerce secretary ron brown revealed more than $100,000 went missing from his campaign account. no charges were filed but the criticism came at a critical time. on top of that, the "washington examiner" reported the now former councilman did not report $8,000 in contributions to his re-election campaign. so let's turn the attention back to grosso who is he? a district native. he got a law degree from georgetown and worked for ward 6 at one time and headed up care first discoverment affairs -- government affairs office. during his run he raised more than $150,000 and also pointed at brown's financial problems. he is the first challenger to unseat a sitting council member since 2004. looks like voters wanted some overhaul although a former mayor marion barry continues to represent the district's poorest ward. also three others continue another term. they are -- alexander, bouser and jack evans. coming up at 6:00 i'll be back the break down other ballot issu
.c. council chair kwame brown is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. in june brown pleaded guilty to bank fraud. he admitted to lying on two separate bank loans valued at more than 200,000. he could face a maximum of six months in jail. prosecutors have asked the judge in the case to sentence brown to six days plus three years probation. >>> president obama is trying to gain support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. today he'll meet with labor leaders. tomorrow he hopes to earn the support of business leaders. friday he'll talk to congressional leaders. the fiscal cliff is a series of tax increases and across the board spending cuts which many economists say could push our country into another recession. congress is also going to be working on the fiscal cliff when it comes back to work today. the house and senate have been in recess since september when legislators took a break for elections. both democratic and republican leaders say they do believe some kind of deal can be worked out before the end ever the year. newly elected senators from both sides will get a chance to
d.c. council chairman kwame brown stays out of trouble, he won'tspend time in jail for a campaign finance violation. a judge sentenced him to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. earlier in the day a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both those crimes in june. >>> two jurisdictions and two unexplained murders. now, the teen suspect accused of being that killer is locked up. chad as an adult. our ken molestina is live in charles county where authorities made the big announcement today. kenny? >> reporter: yeah, they did, derek. this is one of those investigations out here that's beginning to take all kinds of strange turns that show you we're talking about. this is the 17-year-old suspect, joshua mebane. authorities say he's responsible for killing a 40- year-old woman out here and critically injuring her husband in nearby. but this teen is locked up in the district and 30 mis away from here, because d.c. police
chairman kwame brown has been sentenced to a 30-day suspended sentence for a campaign finance charge. that sentence was the second one he got yesterday. earlier in the day a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention with electronic monitoring for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of what the judge says should be very public community service. brown admitted to both of those crimes in june. >>> a step back for prosecutors in the st coast rape ais case. suspect aaron thomas was expected to accept a plea deal but when he went before the judge yesterday, he said he wasn't sure what was right or wrong or what he was doing. now it appears the case is headed for trial. thomas is charged with rape and abduction on an attack on three teenagers in halloween back on 2009. >>> a 17-yard man is in jail accused of two gruesome murders. the cab driver was murdered in the district. >> a woman out walking her dog was killed in waldorf, maryland. ken molestina has more on the arrest and suspect. >> the charles county sherif
brown. we begin with the resignation of cia director david petraeus. lawmakers want to know if national security was compromised by the extramarital affair that forced him to step down and why they weren't told sooner. it was harass emails allegedly from petraeus' mistress to another woman that triggered an fbi probe. >> reporter: good morning. jill kelly took her concerns to the fbi several months ago eventually exposing the affair. now congress is demanding more details. cbs news has learned this woman 37-year-old jill kelly triggered an fbi investigation leading to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. petraeus resigned friday after word got out he was having an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. kelly went to the fbi after receiving emails from broadwell. broadwell made this comment about petraeus during a publicity tour last friday. >> i think he's a terrific role model for young people. >> reporter: congressional leaders are going to start an inquiry of their own. >> this is something that could have had an effect on national security. i think we should have bee
of columbia, the fate of michael a. brown. district voters ousted brown from the d.c. council after a string of revelations about his personal and political finances. just another episode for d.c. voters growing more concerned about ethics and local politics. let's take a look here at the ipad results. these were two city at large positions that were up for grabs. vincent orange of course ruling the day here getting 36% of the vote. but david grosso actually coming in at 20% versus 15% for michael brown. this really became an election about character and we didn't just see that with these two men running for that particular office. it also came with the question a charter amendment, charter amendment number 5, voters said yes to allowing the council to expel a council member for gross mission conduct. let me show -- misconduct. let me show you this here. on question 5 the amendment, 86% of voters in the district volted in favor of that against 14%. it also came up in amendment 6, this would be disqualification from the d.c. council. 22% against and 76% for it. and one more question. amendmen
wilson was arrested. wilson's family hired world famous seattle defense attorney john henry brown. he once represented ted bundy and now defending robert bales. in the mid-'90s he came to wenatchee when score of adults were charged with skills sexual abuse. he succeeded in having some of those cases dropped or overturned. >> it was completely false. made up. what's become known as the wenatchee witch-hunt. >> there's more they tricks with john. >> reporter: gary reason was the prosecutor then going up against john henry browne in the child sex abuse. >> mr. browne likes cases that are high visibility. >> reporter: the two attorneys were ready to present their cases to the judge and jury. gary reason had strong dna evidence. but john henry browne had a strong card to play, a witness who claims she saw mackenzie strangled on videotape by someone else. >> have to watch somebody be tortured like they did to her. and kill her and laughed about it. >> reporter: the outcome was a courtroom drama that no one expected. >> so what's going on? >> this is what i love about "48 hours" case when it
. >>> as long as kwame brown stays out of trouble, he won't go to jail for a campaign finance violation. a d.c. judge sentenced the former city council chairman to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. that happened hours after a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. he resigned from the council. >>> now to the ever widening scandal that started with david petraeus resignation as c.i.a. director. the man who replaced petraeus in afghanistan general john allen hoped to be the next nato supreme allied commander in europe. however, his nomination to that post is now on hold while investigators look into e-mails general allen exchanged with jill kelley and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with
chair kwame brown will have to serve any jail time. in june he pleaded guilty in federal court to lying on loan applications. in d.c. superior court, he admitted to a misdemeanor campaign finance violation. prosecutors are only asking brown spend six days in jail for bank fraud. then three years on probation but brown's attorney said his client has suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> it is 5:34. if you're just waking up, good morning. time for the latest your money report. >> jessica is back and it could cost you more to buy a new set of wheels. >> that's right. definitely something you need to know about before you head to the used car lots want we're talking about is used car buyers could be paying more because of sandy. prices are expected to jump as much as $1,000 per vehicle across the country in the wake of the superstorm. our partners after "u.s.a. today" report that up to 250,000 cars were lost due to flooding and other problems. now of course they need to be replaced. before the storm prices had been drifting lower so that's a good thing. sandy also affected
website, wusa9.com. derek? >>> former chair brown spent his day in custody after two court appearances for violating bank and campaign finance laws. our introduce johnson -- bruce johnson has the story. >> reporter: this is file footage but right now about now kwame brown is being released from the custody of deputy u.s. marshals. he was giving a one day sentence in federal court today by judge richard leon. the conviction was for bank fraud. kwame brown also given six months' home detention with a curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the former chair won't talk to us, can you share with us how is he feeling? what's the disposition? >> oh wow. you know i mean he's obviously extremely disappointed. you know first in himself. and the situation that he finds himself in. and all it means. i mean he's really unhappy about this. absolutely. >> reporter: the 42-year-old former chairman of the d.c. council was also given 480 hours of visible commity service. after that he must serve two years supervised probation. >> that was bruce johnson reporting. meantime there was a startling development t
translate? >> question finally understand what you're saying. it's wonderful. [laughter] craig: alton brown, geoff peterson. good night, everybody. good night. [cheers and applause] >> this is 9 news now. >> the presidential candidates are out tonight. some maryland vet years trying to avoid long lines on tuesday found themselves in long lines this city and that is where we found them too. >> reporter: there was early voting in 2010 too but the number of early voters has already more than doubled the total number of early voters then. speaking of election history and how it repeats itself, 50 years ago last night there was this. >> next tuesday, november 6, is election day. i hope every american will turn out and vote. >> they did. the rush hour in silver spring was crawling with early voters thursday evening, undeterred by storm cleanup or broken legs. >> voting is our right. i would not miss it for anything. >> reporter: voters said they waited more than an hour to vote. why take the time to do it? >> because i want my vote to matter and i have been to eager to vote and get this election
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" for wednesday, november 14, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the unfolding sex scandal that cost the cia director his job and now a top u.s. military commander is tangled in this drama. it has enough twists and subplots to rival a soap opera. paula broadwell warned general john allen that jill kelly was a so ductress. broadwell's emails to kelly triggered the investigation. petraeus and kelly wrote letters on behalf of her twin sister in a custody battle. it's turning into a mess that susan mcginnis is covering for us right now. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the overriding concern amid this sex scandal are the national security implications here and today house intelligence leaders are meeting with the acting cia director to try to find out who knew what when. campus socialite jill kelly has moved to the center of the scandal which has taken down former general and cia director david petraeus and could ruin the career of another general john allen. allen is now under investigation because of his relationship with kelly. t
, november 13th, 2012. good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, one of america's highest ranking military leaders has been caught up in the investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. allen is under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involv
that failed our country so badly. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. the painfully slow recovery continues in the aftermath of hurricane sandy's widespread destruction. transportation is gradually being restored and power is coming back little by little and people are struggling to dig out from a munten of debris. at least 90 deaths are blamed on the storm. property damage estimated from $30 billion to $50 billion, that would make it the second costliest storm in u.s. history, only behind hurricane katrina. 4.6 million customers have no power from east coast to the midwest. randall, good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. we like to talk about the good news. the amazing hard work that is being done to recover, but so much was lost and still so much work remaining to be done. it's all taking a toll. you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas. and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. >> we can't go to the brookolog bridge. >> reporter: traffic will
and the browns kind of stifled the ravens offense. this touchdown pass to tori smith just kind of sealed the deal. the ravens end upbeating the browns 25-15 to stay atop the standings. >>> a quick look at sports this morning, have a great monday. >>> the maryland dream act, it is on this year's ballot and has caused much debate. >>> coming up we'll hear from both sides. right now let's go to monika? >> reporter: west side of town is in trouble on the beltway. look at that delay, the inner loop at the american legion bridge. i'll have more details as well an accident on the bw parkway, coming up. you are watching 9news now. stay with us. >>> first, here's a live look at blue skies over the u.s. capital dome. isn't that a lovely shot? 42 degrees feels even colder than that really. >> now we have changed the clocks, it is starting to get light. >> thank you for starting your monday with us, i'm andrea roane. >> i'm mike haiduk. thank you. >> good morning howard. >> just a little early morning, you know how that goes? > >> reporter: little hot tea and lemon will take care of that. chilly morning out
incumbent republican scott brown. >> wisconsin, tammy baldwin has become the first openly gay candidate to win a u.s. senate seat. >> percent certainty? >> 99.95%. >> we have to be careful about calling things, i'd be cautious about intruding in this process. >> well, folks -- >> hold on. >> i worked for the guy that balanced the budget. you came in and squandered it and now you're complaining to me? >> it's never too early to talk about the next one. right? >> and you know that somebody's planning it. >> two years, $3 billion and we are clearly in the same [ bleep ] place we were when it started. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." america wakes up this morning almost exactly where we were four years ago. president barack obama wins a second term, republicans hold the house, and democrats control the senate. we begin with the white house president obama defeated governor mitt romney by a narrow but decisive margin, as many experts predicted it was ohio that put the president over the top late last night. >> cbs news estimates mr. obama has won 303 electoral votes to 206 for mitt romney.
she has defeated scott brown, the republican. you may recall that brown won the seat of ted kennedy in 2010 and has stood for reelection now and has been defeated by elizabeth warren. this is a pickup for the democrats. republicans were hoping to win four more seats than they started with to take control of the senate chamber but now the democrats have picked up one more seat than they had at the beginning of the evening. byron pitts is following the senate races for us. byron? >> scott, this was the most closely watched senate race of the season and the second most expensive with virginia. with this pickup for democrats in the senate the window isn't closed yet for republicans but the shades come down. in massachusetts, the senate seat there goes to democrat elizabeth warren. she defeats moderate republican senator scott brown. this was always going to be a tough race for brown because of the way voters break down in massachusetts. 52% of voters in massachusetts say they're independent. 36% say they're democrats. and just 12%. a small number, say they're republicans. because of tha
for former d.c. council chairman kwame brown of sorts this morning. as long as he stays out of trouble, he won't spend time in jail for a campaign finance violation. a judge sentenced brown to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. earlier yesterday a federal judge sentenced hito one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. >>> a setback for prosecutors regarding the man called the east coast rapist. in a prince william county courtroom yesterday, suspect aaron thomas was expected to accept a plea deal. but when he appeared before the judge, he said he wasn't sure he knew what he was doing. so now it appears the case is headed for trial. thomas is charged with rape and abduction in an attack on three teenagers halloween night in 2009. >>> the acting chief executive of the long island power authority is resigning. it's effective at the end ever the year -- of the year. it comes amid growing backlash from superstorm sandy. new york governor andrew
thought i was doing the right thing, end of quote. >>> former d.c. council chair brown spent his day in custody after two court appearances for violating bank and finance campaign laws. a superior judge sentenced him to 30 days in jail but then suspended that sentence. a federal judge sentenced him to one day behind bars followed by six months of home detention. >>> right after the break, a surprising trend when it comes to texting. plus, imagine what it is like for a teenager who got to compete against an olympic athlete. back in the pool for her high school team. i'm thinking she won. >> here is one you probably did not see coming. for the first time ever, americans are actually texting less. yeah, the average person now sends 675 texts per month. that's compared to about 700 earlier in the year. it's not a huge decline, but it is a decline. instead, though, many of us are taking advantage of some of the more cost-effective methods of communication like skype, google voice and the ever popular facebook messenger. >>> three months ago, katie ledecky shocked the swimming world by tak
are black, brown, asian, hispanic, middle eastern, they voted between 70 and 90% democratic and the white vote only went by 18 points to mitt romney. john of the seven largest states in the country, illinois, new york, pennsylvania, california have gone democratic in six straight elections. the other two, ohio and florida have swung democratic in two elections. and in texas, the white folks in chief connection texas -- texas are now a minority. >>> do you think this was a split verdict? >> not at al the president won 51.4% of the popular vote which he becomes the sixth president in history to win two terms with over 50% of the dwight eisenhower, i might add. he won an electoral college landslide. george w. bush with a much smaller electoral win pronounced he had a mandate. this president is not going to use that language, it is oh, so 20th century, not how he intends to govern. but beneath the numbers of a reelected president, a senate that is divided, there was an earthquake. it was an election that, republicans should have won in a bad economy, with all that money, and they lost virtual
local races. incumbents michael brown facing stiff challenges. you've got a couple of charter issues that are extremely important here. one of them says that people convicted of felonies can no longer seek public office. you might think that's a stretch, well, we've had two councilmembers who have pled guilty to felonies, one serving prison time right now and another one awaiting sentencing, that being the council chairman. we were also at shepherd elementary school today, that's where i voted. some 600 people are cast ballots by late morning. so brisk turnout throughout the city. want to mention one race, ward 7, that's where republican ron moteon, former head of the peez aholics taking on vet alexander. you might think this is an easy one, a slam dunk for alexander because it's a democratic town, but ron moton has the endorsement of the "washington post" and others. that's going to be a contest we'll be watching throughout the day. so, jc, that's it from here. this is actually a lull between votes around lunchtime. they expect heavy, heavy traffic this evening. polls close at 8:00,
was in >>> california's prop 30 could be a game changer for that state and others. governor jerry brown tells us why a tax hike is the only way to avoid massive budget cuts. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be back right after the break. hey buddy, i bet mom would love this, huh? jack? jaaack? jaaack?! jack?! looks good ladies! jack! come on, stop the car. jack! no, no, no, no, no! the only thing more surprising than finding the perfect gifts.. niice. ...is where you find them. how did you know? i had a little help. this is how to gift. this is sears. so ditch the brown bag for something better. like our bacon ranch quesadillas or big mouth burger bites, served with soup or salad, and fries. starting at just 6 bucks, at chili's. with no added sugar, just one glass equals two servings of fruit. very fruit-tritious. or, try ocean spray light 50, with just 50 calories, a full serving of fruit and no added sugar. with tasty flavors like cranberry-pomegranate and cranberry- concord grape, it's like a fruit stand in every bottle. just...you know... demonstrating how we blend the fruits. try all o
senate race between republican incumbent scott brown and former obama administration official elizabeth warren. missouri congressman todd akin was expected to upset democratic incumbent mccaskill in missouri. that is until he made some pretty controversial comments about abortion earlier in the campaign. we'll be watching both the races and several others for you throughout the evening. >>> and coming your way on 9news now at 7:00, we'll have continued team coverage of this election, remember the virginia polls close at 7:00. plus an update on the george allen and tim kaine battle for the senate and the very latest election results as they come in. we'll see you at 7:00. >> see you then derek. >> still to come in this half hour of 9news now, what the wealthiest among us have to gain or lose this election day. topper? >> well if you're running to the polls at the last-minute grab a jacket here. here are the numbers on the day. more like december than november. 48 and 34 goes in the books, the averages are still 64 and 34. record low 26. we will come back and talk about the nor'easter and
their quarterbacks. go ahead and add their leading rusher to the list of the wounded. wes brown will need shoulder surgery after injuring himself in the wake forest game. recovery time 20 weeks. wow, hard to believe. >>> all right, meanwhile virginia and nc. that's gangnam style. kevin parks stuck in neutral. north carolina with a great goal line style. later in the drive, virginia defense allergic to covering giovanni bernard. virginia wins 37-13. >>> finally tonight, derek, you are gonna love this. au and mount st. mary's. barn burner on nebraska. steven lumpkin, call him the tidy bowl man. game high 21, mount st. mary's going for the win. eagles win 52-57, and mr. mcginty is going to be happy.
and has short brown hair. recognize that guy? call the cops. >>> and we have also learned that another woman was groped. this time in the springfield area. it happened on thursday afternoon in the 7200 block of commerce street. this is the 8th groping reported there in the last couple of months. the woman says she screamed when the pervert grabbed her and then he took off running. take a look at this sketch from the previous attack. the most recent victim says that this man, he does resemble the man who grabbed her. anita? >>> think your baby is adorable? who doesn't. well one guy says his daughter is down-right ugly and blames the mom. he even took her to court. this is a story that you've got to hear. >>> and this train is just a chugging along. you know what's going to happen and you know that you still want to see it. join us after the break. >>> when babies are first born, they are not always super cute. >> no, not always. but every parent thinks that their baby is still adorable, right? >> wrong. there's a guy in china that says his daughter was so ugly that he was horrified. now
brown hair and brown eyes, she was last seen wearing -- police suspect she was abducted by 41-year-old eric eugene black and 35-year-old jennifer dawn carwile. they are believed to be driving -- if you spot this car, you're asked to call authorities. >>> prosecutors are stunned by a not guilty verdict in last year's deadly stabbing at bowie state university. >> we never doubt it. because we know our friend. >> truth prevails through all of this. truth prevailed that's all i can say. >> friends and family of the defendant alexis simpson celebrated after the decision last night. a prince george's county jury acquitted simpson of all seven charges against her. defense attorneys argued that simpson was acting in self- defense in september of 2011 when she slashed her roommate dominique frazier across the throat. >> we are very disappointed tonight. we presented what we thought was very clear and strong evidence and there are no winners. >> her emotion was very genuine. and she is tremendously remorseful for this incident. it has affected her emotionally in ways that you can only imagin
are seeking a six day prison sentence for former chair kwame brown. he pleaded guilty no june to federal bank fraud. he resigned the council chairmanship. prosecutors filed the request yesterday and it also calls for three years of supervised release and prosecutors say brown deserves credit for accepting responsibility and for cooperating with law enforcement. >>> the time right now is 5:02 and i am watching your money. november is looking a lot better than october. we just enjoyed our best session since mid-september and that was thanks to stronger than expected economic data as for the morning, investors and voters are looking ahead to the big jobs report for october. and checking the numbers for you -- >>> now this will be the last reading on the nation's usual employment picture before the election. ahead of the report, payroll processor adp announced that private employers added 158,000 jobs last month. this morning's report is expected to show 121,000 jobs being added in october. that's below the average monthly gain of 146,000 which has been tepid at best and analysts say the rate ros
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. >>> in d.c., voters will be electing a new county chair to replace kwame brown, as well as two at-large council seats in four other spots. brown and harry thomas, jr. both resigned, pleading guilty to criminal charges this year and that has led to additional questions on the d.c. ballot which would allow the councilmembers to remove other members for poor conduct. it would also bar those convicted of felonies from holding seats on the council or ever becoming mayor. >> we invite you to stay with 9 news for election coverage throughout the day. we'll have more on voter turnout in our early newscast and then hand it off to cbs news for primetime coverage as returns from across the nation come in. then tune in tonight at 11:00 and right here tomorrow for local, state and national race results. >>> just about 5:40. well over a million people still without power in the northeast, a week after superstorm sandy hit. >> but provisions are being made to help those storm victims get to the polls today. that story coming up. we'll be right back. >>> 5:41 on this tuesday morning. a cold morn
. cuts that were so severe governor jerry brown said today new taxes were the only option. >> in california you can only cut schools and university so much. and then people say enough already. >> reporter: prop 30 temporarily raises the state sales tax in some areas to more than 9%. it also hikes state income tax for those making more than $250,000 a year to the highest levels in the nation. but parents and educators now have another concern. prop 30 doesn't guarantee that all the new tax money will actually end up going to school. that is because the money goes into the state's general fund where there are many competing interests. so parents like shana landberg are going to be watching closely. >> if they think that the money is not actually getting to the schools, i don't think you will be able to go back and ask for money again for education, for a long, long time. >> let's go, let's win. >> reporter: it was a hard fought campaign and many teachers woke up wednesday morning unsure if they would get a taxpayer reprieve. but the measure passed with 54% of the vote. >> at
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